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District Nursing

The District Nursing Service will provide nursing care to patients who are registered with a local GP, over 18 and who have been assessed as needing to be nursed at home.

The District Nursing service specialises in the complex management of patients in the community. All senior District Nurses hold the specialist qualification (District Nurse or Community Specialist Practitioner qualification CSP) in District Nursing.  Each team is led by a district nursing sister/charge nurse who is responsible for leadership, assurance of standards of care delivery, maintaining patient safety and establishment of effective relationship with general practices, secondary care providers, social care and other local care providers.

District Nurses play a significant part in caring for people, who have been assessed as having a clinical need and whose nursing care is more appropriately delivered at home. The range of clinical need and care is wide and varied and becoming more complex due to the acuity and dependency of patients.

As well as providing direct patient care, District Nurses  work with patients and other health and social care agencies to promote independence and support patients to manage their own condition. They also work with family members and advise them on how best to give care to their relative.

You can be referred to a District Nurse by a GP, social worker or other healthcare professional. You can also self-refer by using the contact details below.

Out of Hours

If you have an urgent medical problem that means you need to see a doctor after GP surgeries are closed or outside the normal working hours of a District Nurse, please telephone NHS111.

Contact details

For patients from the following GP surgeries: Risedale, Liverpool House, Atkinson Health Centre, Abbey Road Surgery, Hartington Street Practice

Abbey Healthcare & Risedale Surgery District Nursing Team
2 Fairfield Lane
LA13 9AH
Tel: 01229 402556

Bridgegate & Norwood District Nursing Team
2 Fairfield Lane
LA13 9AH
Tel: 01229 402550

Duke Street & Walney District Nursing Team
2 Fairfield Lane
LA13 9AH
Tel: 01229 484099

Dalton District Nursing Team
Dalton Clinic
Dowdales Grounds
Dalton
LA15 8AQ
Tel: 01229 407788

Millom District Nursing Team
Millom Community Hospital
Lapstone Road
Millom
LA18 4BY
Tel: 01229 402608

Grange District Nursing Team
Grange Health Centre
Kent’s Bank Road
Grange-Over-Sands Cumbria
LA11 7DJ
Tel: 01539 777252

Kendal District Nursing Team
Garburn House
Kendal
LA9 7RG
Tel: 01539 715200

Lunesdale District Nursing Team
Lunesdale Surgery
Kirkby Lonsdale
LA6 2HQ
Tel: 015242 71487/79176

Milnthorpe District Nursing Team
Park View Surgery
Haverflatts Lane
Milnthorpe
LA7 7PS
Tel: 01539 777295/65794

Sedbergh District Nursing Team
Sedbergh Medical Centre
LA10 5DL
Tel: 015396 718191/21690

Ulverston District Nursing Team
Ulverston Community Health Centre
LA12 7BT
Tel: 01229 484020/484021

Windermere & Ambleside District Nursing Team
Windermere Business Centre
Old Field Court
Windermere
LA23 2HJ
Tel: 01539 718142

Castle District Nursing Team
Moor Lane Mills
Moor Lane
Lancaster
LA1 1QD
Tel: 01524 406554

Lancaster District Nursing Team
Moor Lane Mills
Moor Lane
Lancaster
LA1 1QD
Tel: 01524 406547

Carnforth District Nursing Team
Carnforth Clinic
Market Street
Carnforth
LA5 9JU
Tel: 01524 406476

Morecambe North District Nursing Team
Queen Victoria Centre
Thornton Road
Morecambe
LA4 5NN
Tel: 01524 591700

Morecambe South District Nursing Team
Heysham Primary Care Centre
Middleton Way
LA3 2LE
Tel: 01524 519850